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Inmate gets new trial from appeal

...contended that his rights were violated, another rare ruling for the federal appeals court. Sara J. Totonchi, the public policy director at the Southern Center for Human Rights, said the center has no statistics on appellate court decisions, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/12/met_483103.shtml
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Registry law hits harder

...very hard to comply," but the new law is making compliance extremely difficult, said Sara J. Totonchi, the public policy director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. The Atlanta center filed suit last summer challenging the law's provision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/13/met_116316.shtml
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Questions remain over registry

...13,000 sex offenders versus 159 county sheriffs and state Attorney General Thurbert Baker. Sara Totonchi, a public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, said her organization has lodged additional appeals since last summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/22/met_140621.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Business briefs

...sure ... that the consumer gets what's promised from a facility labeled assisted living," John Rother, public policy director for the American Association of Retired Persons, said Thursday. "It's the fastest-growing form of senior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/14/bus_235954.shtml
Business
Increase is lower for Social Security

...particularly given the health care cost increases they are facing," said John Rother, the legislation and public policy director for the AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons. More than 60 percent of retirees rely on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/20/bus_327703.shtml
Business
South Carolina legislator proposes shortening time for divorce

...institution ordained by God and it should not be entered into lightly or dissolved easily," said Mark Hendrick, a public policy director with the convention.Oran Smith of Palmetto Family Council said such a significant change to divorce law should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-08/south-carolina-legislator-pro
Appeal waits 10 years to be heard

...EYEWITNESS ERROR is the leading cause of wrongful convictions throughout the country, said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. "Despite good intentions of witnesses who want to help solve a crime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/27/met_521884.shtml
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State court costs mount

...than 30 lawsuits at the county level from individuals objecting to parts of the new law, said Sara Totonchi, a public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, which filed the federal lawsuit. Ms. Totonchi, who followed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/21/met_93285.shtml
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Sex offenders living options greatly limited

...and other new off-limits spots. "Our lawsuit is about all the new provisions," said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, which along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/13/met_92400.shtml
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Request to court may stall evictions

...there were no existing bus stops at the time, so people were in no imminent harm," said Sara Totonchi, the public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights. "Now, we can see in the difference of 12 hours that harm is there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/27/met_90379.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education